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How to Write an Excellent Article in 5 Minutes

Updated on June 30, 2010

Getting the job done

Everyone knows how to write an article, but how well can you do in writing an article well? As you can see, those who can write articles well are the ones who are the most popular in hub pages, earning the highest amount of money as compared to those who cannot write an article well. Let's just take a look how you could write out an excellent article well.

Writing what you know

It is essential that you write on articles of things and information that you are aware of. For example, if you know nothing about stock market, don't even think about writing it! Because you could give very little details/wrong information to those who are reading it, and it's impossible that you would produce a great article from it. Thus, write whatever information that is significantly valuable to others and what you are truly aware of.


Choosing the right keyword and using the right amount of keywords is also very important. Overuse of keywords will not lead to higher chances of getting ranked into Google's top searches, it will be identified as spam in the search engine. It is wise to choose keywords that are of google's high paying keywords, but it is essentially important to choose one that has lesser advertiser competition to increase your chances of getting ranked well fast.

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Linking your articles

Your article may not fully provide what other people are looking for, however your other articles/links may help them in looking for their information. Thus, it is important to link your articles to other relevant articles that you or other users wrote or any other website that might be of use to them. For example, if you are writing an article about 'How to write an Excellent article', you could link to articles such as this.

  • How to Choose the Right Topic for Your Article
  • Difference between an Excellent and a Good Article
  • How to Succeed in Article Writing

This is just an example of how you could link your written article to other sources to help increase your views and earnings.

Catchy Titles

Do I have to emphasize on how important this is? A catchy title is like a short summary of the whole content of your article, and whether readers want to read your articles or not, it depends greatly on your title. 'How to guides, 10 Easy Ways to..' are titles that prompt users to click onto them especially if it is of relevant to what they are looking for.

Review your article

Although most of the times authors would be very sure that there isn't any more changes needed for the article, it is important to always review your old article so as to constantly improve it in terms of quality and grammer errors etc. You could also add more links to help improve reader's amount of information.

Surely, there are many other factors that will help you improve your articles. However, if you are able to include this points whenever you write out your article, I could ensure you that you are on your way to capture your targeted reader's attention. I hope this helps, thanks!


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      Willette 5 years ago from Michigan

      Nice title. Even with these good points I probably couldn't do it in 5 minutes. Good job! Thanks!

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      T.B Whitt 5 years ago from the Philly area

      Good Hubs, Thanks

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Thanks blade! Feel free to read the rest of my hubs ! hahaha

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      bladesofgrass 7 years ago from The Fields of Iowa

      Very useful information. Can't wait to read more of your Hubs. :)

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Thanks dude! Titles are really very important indeed, to me it just seems to summarise the whole article through that one point itself. Thanks for the rating too!

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      Andrea 7 years ago from Italy

      Many good advices, as usual in your hubs. My preferred one is the Catchy Title, I've seen with my eyes how much important a good title is. Rated up and useful. ;)

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      For SEO, it's true that you need to have to good keywords in your title to have a higher chance of ranking well in google, however if you are focus more on getting hubpage readers to read your articles, I believe a catchy title would rule over a good key word title =)

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      John B Badd 7 years ago from Saint Louis, MO

      good tips. I read in another article that it is more important to have good key words in your title than to have a catchy title for SEO. What do you think about this?

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      TheMMAZone: Hope that this piece of information has helped in writing better quality articles!

      Wrath Warbone: Thanks for the comment!

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      Terry Chestnutt 7 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      You summed it up quickly and clearly. Nice. Thanks tons.

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      TheMMAZone 7 years ago from Kansas

      Great read! I am right with you on the title that is so true. These are great tips to write a well organized article/hub. Thanks

      PS. I love your username! Very goood

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Thanks Hope ! I believe they are really important tips for any writer!

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      Hope Wilbanks 7 years ago from Louisiana

      Great article, with important tips for any writer. :)

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Thanks man epigramman ! I feel so inspired to write more articles after hearing your views and opinions towards the effort I put inside my article, thank you so much!

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      epigramman 7 years ago

      I AM FROM MARS - and articles by earthlings do not come much more excellent than this!

      I must take this report home to my planet and let them know of the wonderful sensation you receive from a well written hub! I feel like you are making a difference in the lives of other people. AND THIS IS A GOOD THING!!

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Property-Invest: Thanks for the comment!

      Website Examiner: Thanks for all the help you've given and suggestions you have provided in the comments and forums respectively!

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      Website Examiner 7 years ago

      So you got over the difficulties, now publishing hubs again. That is good to see, wishing you luck and a productive time on HubPages!

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      Property-Invest 7 years ago from London

      Great hub with good advice, welcome to Hubpages!

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      Rockstarhobbo 7 years ago

      Yeah I will try to publish those points into hubs , thanks for the advice!

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      borge_009 7 years ago from Philippines

      Nice tips you have in here

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      theboxmeister 7 years ago

      I've read many articles on how to write good content but this hub is great. It points to all the stages that involves good article writing. I hope that the suggestions that you've given on linking articles will become your new hubs.